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Keizo Hamada wins third term as Kagawa governor

/ Aug 27, 2018

Keizo Hamada wins third term as Kagawa governor

Kagawa Gov. Keizo Hamada coasted to a third term Sunday in an uninspired election that set a record low for voter turnout. His opponent was former medical cooperative executive Eiji Himeda, 62, an independent who was backed by the Japanese Communist Party. Hamada, 66, won easily, ...

GSDF brigade shows off armor in rare parade in Shikoku

Apr 24, 2017

GSDF brigade shows off armor in rare parade in Shikoku

The Ground Self-Defense Force's 14th Brigade rumbled through the city of Zentsuji, Kagawa Prefecture, on Sunday during a rare parade replete with combat vehicles. The event was originally scheduled for last year to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the brigade's establishment but was canceled because ...